The plating of Team USA's Irish beef dish was based on Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater house. Courtesy of Bonjwing Lee hide caption

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For chef and restaurateur Jose Garces, watching football on television as a boy also meant snacking on his mother's homemade empanadas. Jason Varney/ hide caption

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Chicken Kiev made by Viacheslav Gribov, head chef at Kiev's Hotel Dnipro, comes with a small bone sticking out one end. If done properly, some of the butter inside will remain unmelted. Amy Guttman hide caption

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Front-loading your calories may help you lose weight. Gaelle Cohen/ hide caption

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Hannari Tofu is the cutest chunk of soybean curd you're likely to encounter. He shows up on a range of plush merchandise. Satorare/Flickr hide caption

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Cows graze in front of the Rosengarten mountain massif in northern Italy. Pasture grazing is practiced throughout the Alps. Matthias Schrader/Associated Press hide caption

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PepsiCo's product line ranges from salty chips and its sugary namesake drink to more healthful fare like hummus and yogurt. In 2010, the company announced plans to cut sugar, fat and sodium in its products to address health and nutrition concerns. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Along the East Coast, wild oysters have been disappearing, but the number of farm-raised oysters is exploding. hide caption

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